Job Description

VP, Technology - 28067

Technology and Engineering - India Chennai, Tamil Nadu 


So where do you fit here? In Nielsen Technology, we process over 250 terabytes of data every single day, manage it in the latest cloud technology, and build best-in-class analytical tools to add transparency and efficiency to the consumer goods market at a scale that no other company is able to achieve.
We’re looking for a passionate, analytical, innovative Site Leader who wants to figure out how to measure things in a complex world.
If you have a passion for building top-notch, scalable products and extensive experience in scalable enterprise platforms, we’re looking for you to join us in our Chennai Technology Hub!

What would you do:
● Provide onsite, executive leadership support for all Chennai based associates, including scaling up hiring onsite
● Opportunity to directly run an end to end component of our Platform
● Support and lead technical conversations, including architecture review, code review, and drive SDLC process as required
● Lead full cycle development of strategic initiatives and provide overall technical guidance to all teams
● Cultivates strong culture and engagement at the site, and ensures associates are committed and excited about their work
● Work collaboratively with all horizontal leaders to invest in and develop rising talent in Chennai
● Be the bridge for technology and the business; create a linkage between technology development and commercial outcomes

We are looking for people with:
● A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
● 10+ years experience in developing scalable enterprise platforms with deep experience in leading teams in agile software development
practices and DevOps
● 5+ years global experience in design, development, and delivery of technical solutions in a platform environment
● Advanced knowledge of data structures, algorithms and designing for performance, scalability and availability
● Excellent experience in designing and building multithreaded distributed systems
● Thrives in a fast paced, high-pressure environment and enjoys being challenged
● Strong interpersonal and verbal / written communication skills with the ability to interact with senior executives
● Strong capability to attract, invest, and grow talent in their teams

About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Chennai,Tamil Nadu 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  Yes, 15% of the Time 

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